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Uncle Edgar's September 2017 Arrivals


 
 
le Carré, John  
A Legacy of Spies
Retired spy Peter Guillam's retirement on the south coast of Brittany is interrupted by a letter summoning him to London, where he and his colleague are to be held to account by a generation with no personal knowledge of the Cold War and no patience with its justifications.  
Novel, 264 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Viking - 2017 - ISBN: 0735225117 / 9780735225114  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038708 $28.00
le Carré, John  
The Pigeon Tunnel
In these vignettes, the espionage writer speaks about his life experiences, including his years in British intelligence during the Cold War, and his writing career.  
Nonfiction, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0735220786 / 9780735220782  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038736 $17.00
Lescroart, John  
Fatal
Despite being happily married, Kate becomes obsessed with a man she met at a dinner party. She soon ends their brief affair - but he is not so willing to move on.  
Novel, 413 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Pocket - 2017 - ISBN: 1501174940 / 9781501174940  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038519 $9.99
London, Colette  
Chocolate Whisperer #4: Dead and Ganache
Hayden investigates when her chocolate-making mentor is murdered. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 344 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496710622 / 9781496710628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038824 $7.99
May, Peter  
Enzo Files #6: Cast Iron
When forensic expert Enzo Macleod finds a flaw in the original evidence surrounding a murder, he opens a Pandora's box that raises old ghosts.  
Novel, 310 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Quercus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681441616 / 9781681441610  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038184 $26.99
McCrumb, Sharyn  
The Unquiet Grave
1930: James Gardner is consigned to an asylum after attempting suicide. A new doctor there is eager to try the new 'talking cure' for insanity, and encourages his elderly patient to talk about his experiences as West Virginia's first Black attorney. Gardner tells of defending a man on trial for murdering his bride - a case the prosecution based on the testimony of a ghost.  
Novel, 358 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Atria - 2017 - ISBN: 1476772878 / 9781476772875  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038514 $26.00
Meier, Leslie  
Lucy Stone #24: Turkey Trot Murder
When a young woman who was struggling with drug addiction is found dead in Blueberry Pond, the police call it an accidental overdose, but Lucy isn't so sure.  
Novel, 247 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496710304 / 9781496710307  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038717 $25.00
Mugavero, Liz  
Pawsitively Organic #6: Purring Around the Christmas Tree
In Frog's Ledge, the Holiday Light Festival is a Christmas tradition. Killing Santa is not, but it has happened anyway And what has become of Jake's uncle Seamus, who arrived for his annual visit, then disappeared? Includes pet snack recipes.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 149670021X / 9781496700216  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038825 $7.99
Nagy, John A.  
George Washington's Secret Spy War
Using Washington's diaries as a primary source, Nagy shows how Washington honed his espionage skills during the French and Indian War, and used those skills to outspy the British during the Revolutionary War.  
Nonfiction, 374 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2017 - ISBN: 1250144922 / 9781250144928  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038409 $16.99
O'Connell, Carol  
Mallory #12: Blind Sight
A blind child and a Roman Catholic nun disappeared from a sidewalk - vanished in seconds. Detective Kathy Mallory and the NYPD Special Crimes Unit get involved when the nun's body is found with three other corpses on the mayor's lawn.  
Novel, 436 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0399184244 / 9780399184246  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038807 $9.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Coleman, Reed Farrel  
Jesse Stone #15: Debt to Pay
When a Boston crime boss is murdered, Jesse suspects it's the work of Mr. Peepers, a psychotic assassin he's had trouble with in the past. And Peepers has long promised revenge against the mob, Jesse, and Suit for their roles in foiling one of his hits.  
Novel, 351 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0425279065 / 9780425279069  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038799 $9.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Coleman, Reed Farrel  
Jesse Stone #16: The Hangman's Sonnet
An elderly Paradise woman dies while her house is being ransacked. What were the thieves looking for? And what's the connection to folk singer Terry Jester, who has spent the last four decades in seclusion after the mysterious disappearance of the master recording tape of his magnum opus?  
Novel, 353 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0399171444 / 9780399171444  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038712 $27.00
Perry, Anne  
William Monk #23: An Echo of Murder
Commander Monk is investigating ritualistic murders among London's Hungarian community, but finds his inquiries stymied by the language barrier and the immigrants' wariness.  
Novel, 286 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Ballantine - 2017 - ISBN: 0425285014 / 9780425285015  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038714 $28.00
Phillips, Gary (editor)  
The Obama Inheritance
Stories spinning outlandish and fantastic twists on the conspiracy theories floated about President Obama during his years in office.  
Anthology, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Three Rooms - 2017 - ISBN: 1941110592 / 9781941110591  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038578 $19.95
Postgate, Raymond  
Verdict of Twelve
A woman accused of murder is on trial for her life. The jury members each carry their own secret burden of guilt and prejudice, which could affect the outcome.  
Novel, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2017 - ISBN: 1464207909 / 9781464207907  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038561 $12.95
Preus, Margi  
Francie #2: The Clue in the Trees
Ages 10 and up. While finishing high school in northern Minnesota, Francie hopes to keep an eye on her great aunts, and maybe learn more about her mother. Then her long-lost brother turns up, and so does a dead body, drawing Francie into another mystery.  
Novel, 184 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
University of Minnesota - 2017 - ISBN: 1517902193 / 9781517902193  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038610 $16.95
Price, Steven  
By Gaslight
William Pinkerton, son of the famous detective, descends into the underworld of Victorian London to pursue a new lead on fabled conman Edward Shade.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' 2017 Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 731 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Picador - 2017 - ISBN: 1250141206 / 9781250141200  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038400 $18.00
Raphael, Kate Jessica  
Rania Bakara #2: Murder Under the Fig Tree
Palestinian Rania Bakara and her Jewish-American friend Chloe team up to investigate a young man's death, a case that draws them into a Palestinian gay scene Rania never knew existed.  
Novel, 359 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
She Writes - 2017 - ISBN: 1631522744 / 9781631522741  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038563 $16.95
Raybourn, Deanna  
Veronica Speedwell #2: A Perilous Undertaking
1887: The mysterious Lady Sundridge begs Veronica to save art patron Miles Ramsforth, who faces hanging for the murder of his artist mistress. But Lady Sundridge is not all she seems, and unmasking her true identity is only the first of many secrets Veronica must uncover with the help of her colleague Stoker.  
Novel, 336 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0451476166 / 9780451476166  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038745 $15.00
Redondo, Delores  
The Invisible Guardian
Homicide inspector Amaia Salazar reluctantly returns to her Basque Country home town - a place engulfed in mythology and superstition - to solve a series of eerie murders.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' 2015 International Dagger
 
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Atria - 2017 - ISBN: 1501102141 / 9781501102141  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038516 $17.00
Rönkä, Matti  
A Man with a Killer's Face
Viktor served lethally in the Soviet Special Forces, but now lives quietly in Helskinki, and helps ethnic Finns emigrating from Russia adjust to their new surroundings. When he is persuaded to search for a missing woman, the trail leads into the criminal underworld.  
Novel, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Garnet - 2017 - ISBN: 1859641784 / 9781859641781  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034328 $14.99
Sala, Sharon  
Life of Lies
After several attempts on her life, celebrity Sahara Travis agrees to hire Army ranger turned security specialist Brendan McQueen. The situation gets uglier when her mother is murdered and her father disappears.  
Novel, 376 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
MIRA - 2017 - ISBN: 0778330354 / 9780778330356  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038282 $7.99
Sandford, John  
Virgil Flowers #09: Escape Clause
Virgil investigates when two large Siberian tigers vanish from the Minnesota zoo.  
Novel, 468 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0425276228 / 9780425276228  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038804 $9.99
Scott, Cavan  
Sherlock Holmes: Cry of the Innocents
After a priest drops dead at Baker Street, Holmes learns that someone is killing priests the Vatican has dispatched to England to investigate reports of a miracle: that the body of an 18th-century philanthropist, whose wealth came from the slave trade, has not decomposed.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 1783297166 / 9781783297160  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038733 $14.95
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #40: Maigret's Revolver
The theft of the revolver he received as a gift from the FBI is just the beginning of Maigret's latest case.  
Novel, 183 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1952)  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241277434 / 9780241277430  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038737 $13.00


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